W. Dale Westenskow, CPA, attended both Brigham Young University and the University of Utah, graduating from the University of Utah in 1981 receiving a Bachelor of Science degree. Dale joined Haynie & Company in 2016, through a merger of Robison, Hill & Company in February 2016. Prior to that Dale was a Shareholder and Employee of Robison, Hill & Company since 1981. He passed the CPA exam in 1983 and has been licensed to practice in the state of Utah since that time. He is certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) since July 2010. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) since 1984; Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA) since 1983; and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) since August 1983.
Dale has extensive experience in taxation and planning for individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, and estates. Since 1983 he has worked in forensic accounting in bankruptcy cases, assisting the courts and trustees administer difficult situations and cases. Through his career he has audited employee benefit plans specializing in multi-employer collectively bargained plans.
Dale has been married 40+ years and has 4 children and 13 grandchildren (and growing). He enjoys camping, fishing, nature, working with wood building things, and volunteers at the Salt Lake County Jail, helping the women with life skills and motivation to improve their circumstances.